AnthroTronix, Inc. Invited to NextFest

Local Research and Development Company Included in Technology World Fair SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND (May 7, 2004) — AnthroTronix, Inc., a local research and development company, has been invited to attend WIRED NextFest in San Francisco, CA from May 14 – May 16, 2004.  WIRED magazine selected 70 companies to highlight innovative technology being developed internationally.   AnthroTronix, Inc. will be showcased in the NextFest Health and Security pavilion highlighting the CosmoBot™ system, a rehabilitation and educational tool for children with and without disabilities.  AnthroTronix, Inc. was recently selected as a 2004 technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum and highlighted in the Washington Post and Time magazine. For play, education, or therapy, children control the 16” high fully interactive robot, CosmoBot™, through body movement, buttons and joystick, or through voice.  Mission Control™ is an accessible computer interface that enables children to access their favorite computer games while working on developmental goals such as receptive and expressive communication skills.  A suite of software games designed to encourage interaction captivates children during play, working on developmental goals, and therapy.  Data is collected and analyzed during use.  The CosmoBot™ system motivates children and collects data in the clinic, school, or at home enabling therapists and teachers to focus on developmental goals.  Parents no longer need to promise special treats to children to attend therapy sessions or so their homework.  AnthroTronix plans to develop and manufacture our first product, Mission Control™, in early 2005. “AnthroTronix, Inc. is honored to be a participant at WIRED NextFest.  AnthroTronix is committed to designing, developing, and providing effective technology to children with and without disabilities to promote functional...